Change of plan
Monday, January 18, 2010
It's so funny how I sometimes lose sight of how I need to do things. I don't know if it's because I've read things, or if I feel out of whack with my body..?? I want to lose pounds. Not a lot, but I do need to get back to what my daughter calls my 'lean and mean' self. In the past, I've spent most of my time in the weight room, and It worked for me...top shape, great muscle health, able to drop the pounds when I kept my food intake at a reasonable level. So why did I change now? Why did I think I had to do tons of cardio to lose the pounds??? I had upped my time on the stairstepper, so of course my gym time slacked a little. Not good!!!!! I lost my focus! I felt out of sorts, and out of step with my workouts! Weird, I know. I think it's because there are so many sites and people that preach fat loss/cardio time...like it's the one and only best, and most proven way to do it. I don't believe it for a second. I know what works for me, and I've seen it work for countless others. I'm changing it up...doubling my time in the weight room, doing less cardio. Oh, I'll always do ENOUGH cardio for heart/lung health..I'm a nurse so a true believer in that, but I am not going to slide back into the hour or more cardio/fat loss myth..because I just don't buy it!